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Hormonal Agent


Is Testosterone a potential preventative treatment for type 2 diabetes? Researchers at the University of Adelaide in Australia are hopeful that their latest research will be the kick-start for trials of testosterone as a preventative for this encompassing from of diabetes. Results from early stages of this current study, which were discussed at the 10th[…]

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Drospirenone is a key ingredient alongside Estradiol in the birth control pill Angeliq. The patent for Angeliq expires on August 11, 2017, making way for the development of generic options of this versatile hormone regulating medication. Developed as a birth control medication, used to prevent pregnancy, Angeliq works by preventing ovulation and causing changes in[…]

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Octreotide Acetate is known as the brand name Sandostatin, which is marketed by Novartis. With the patent for sandostatin expiring on May 18, 2015, the opportunities are wide open for researchers seeking to develop a generic form of this number one prescribed somatostatin analogue in the world. Octreotide acetate is a man-made protein which is similar[…]

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Somatropin is a human growth hormone, also known in the pharmaceutical and medical community as hGH. The brand, Norditropin, which is marketed by Novo Nordisk, has a patent expiration of December 16, 2015. As an injectable treatment for children who have growth failure, either due to low or no growth hormone, somatropin is safe and[…]

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A clinical study spanning two years investigated the effects of the drug Bazedoxifene (Conbriza) at 10, 20 and 40 mg on postmenopausal women at risk for osteoporosis. The results showed positive indications for preventing bone loss and reducing bone turnover. What’s more is that the study demonstrated the drug’s safety profile and its use is[…]

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LGM Pharma Acquires CDMO

On July 27, 2020, LGM Pharma announced its acquisition of the formulation development and drug product contract manufacturing business of Nexgen Pharma, Inc. As a result, you will notice our new logo and visuals throughout the website. We’re working on updates to reflect the exciting, expanded CDMO capabilities and services we now can offer you.

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